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CLONIDINE HCL

Clonidine is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Clonidine is in a class of medications called centrally acting alpha-agonist hypotensive agents. It works by decreasing your heart rate and relaxing the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily through the body. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

3.99M
Medicare Part D Claims
$41.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 448,430 $4.46M
Florida 406,598 $3.31M
Texas 357,692 $3.27M
New York 199,708 $1.88M
Ohio 196,506 $1.91M
Georgia 191,579 $1.67M
North Carolina 177,670 $1.57M
Pennsylvania 176,300 $1.52M
Tennessee 173,684 $1.51M
Alabama 166,077 $1.41M
Illinois 159,330 $1.44M
Louisiana 127,298 $1.16M
Michigan 123,272 $1.2M
Virginia 113,411 $1.06M
Missouri 111,112 $966K
Mississippi 103,494 $831K
Kentucky 100,479 $887K
Indiana 96,218 $868K
New Jersey 91,430 $856K
South Carolina 82,996 $732K
Oklahoma 82,383 $750K
Arkansas 78,979 $672K
Arizona 75,926 $655K
Massachusetts 67,607 $536K
Puerto Rico 65,069 $492K
Wisconsin 61,444 $553K
Maryland 56,431 $606K
Washington 49,696 $434K
Oregon 49,664 $453K
West Virginia 46,351 $414K
Minnesota 43,049 $400K
Kansas 39,585 $346K
Iowa 35,041 $274K
Colorado 31,765 $292K
Nebraska 29,345 $227K
Nevada 27,656 $244K
New Mexico 23,424 $204K
Connecticut 16,636 $136K
Idaho 16,320 $144K
Maine 14,295 $122K
Utah 12,541 $103K
New Hampshire 9,952 $83.7K
District of Columbia 9,826 $105K
Rhode Island 9,278 $72.6K
Montana 8,894 $78.2K
Delaware 8,332 $86.4K
South Dakota 8,131 $72.3K
Hawaii 6,877 $67.8K
North Dakota 6,559 $60K
Vermont 3,723 $30.5K
Alaska 3,646 $30.8K
Wyoming 3,314 $27K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for CLONIDINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ZAYD KAYLANI MD PA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled592

HOUSTON

Texas

PEDRO HERNANDEZ M.D. P.A.

Specialist

Claims Filled592

AMARILLO

Texas

ASHUTOSH LOHE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled590

BARBOURVILLE

Kentucky

EMMANUEL NAU MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled588

APOPKA

Florida

MOHAMMED KHAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled580

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

WILLIE EPPS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled578

SAVANNAH

Georgia

HAROLD BAER M.D. FACP

Nephrology

Claims Filled575

BAKERSFIELD

California

JOSEPH ROBERTS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled573

GRENADA

Mississippi

MIYAKO MCCLOUD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled572

MERIDIAN

Mississippi

CHARLES PAULK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled569

DOTHAN

Alabama

MICHAEL REEVES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled568

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

LEONID MAGIDENKO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled566

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

BENJAMIN BENNOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled566

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

HOVANES TER-ZAKARIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled561

LOS ANGELES

California

CARMEL BARRAU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled557

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled554

ONEIDA

Tennessee

RAMON PINEDA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled551

PASADENA

Texas

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled548

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

PAUL PIERCE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled546

VICKSBURG

Mississippi

GEORGE SUTTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled539

MOBILE

Alabama

ANNA MILSTEIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled536

LOS ANGELES

California

REX BUTLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled534

ANDALUSIA

Alabama

PAUL CHA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled528

CLARKSVILLE

Tennessee

JOHN MANTLE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled526

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

JACINTO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled519

MEMPHIS

Tennessee